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, marla. we have just heard from the city tax collector's of bureau of revenue. they are filing this legal action. they confirm the city is going to go after the los angeles dodgers for reimbursement in the treatment of bryan stow. the giants fan who was severely beaten outside of a dodgers game. to help pay for the four months of care it treated stow's injury. the city attorneys have asked a bankruptcy judge to add san francisco to those seeking damage from the team's insurer. this is a bankruptcy issue because the team filed chapter 11. this was a controversy. the city says this is not unusual, but standard practice to go after unpaid bills. it is taking all steps to protect the city's interests. stow and his family is suing the team frin the amount of $50 million. the amount needed for a lifetime of care. reporting live outside san francisco city hall, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >>> now to the south bay. citizens will have a say on who will be the next san jose police chief. city leaders will hold a community meeting tonight to gather input from neighborhoods on what they want to se
person when you take into account the entire city of east san jose. the man, that is all we know, was jay walking after 6:00 this morning while it was still dark out and most likely raining. he was attempting to cross alum rock and was 75 feet away from the nearest crosswalk when the car ran into him. the car did speed off and did not stop or return. the police are looking for the driver. it was a dark sedan. a second vehicle, a minivan, also struck the man. that driver did stop and is cooperating with police. as far as the investigation, officers have been going to the surrounding businesses. you have four businesses on this intersection here trying to see if any of the surveillance cameras caught the accident and perhaps the person who fled the scene. down the street, the east side neighborhood center for seniors has been trying to get the city to make the alum rock corridor safer for pedestrians, especially for seniors. you have the fast cars combined with the culture of jay walking because the crosswalks are so far apart. >> the volume of the cars that go and the traffic is really cla
the los angeles dodgers yo' the city of san francisco money? the city says yes. san francisco wants the dodgers to pay up $1.2 million is at stake. the city wants to recoup the unpaid cost of caring for giants fan bryan stow at san francisco general. he spent four months for a traumatic brain injury after he was brutally beaten outside of a dodgers game in march of last year. city lawyers have asked the bankruptcy judge to add san francisco with a claims against the baseball team. the team filed for chapter 11 after its owner ran into problems during a bitter divorce from his wife. stow and his family are suing the team also for as much as $50 million. >>> in just about an hour, san jose neighbors will start giving their two cents on who the next police chief should be. the city is holding a series of meetings to gather information and create a profile of what the best candidate for chief would be. nbc bay area's damian trujillo has insight on some of the names being bounced around. >> reporter: the resignation of police chief chris moore caught many people by surprise, but low mora
blast in israel since 2004, the last one being on a bus in the southern israeli city of bare shea but near gaza. if this is connected to the current conflicted, there's no confirmation at this point that it is, but this would show a change in tactics from the current tactics being used which is rocket launches from gaza into israel. this comes as secretary of state hillary clinton is here trying to negotiate a ceasefire. she and other senior diplomats from around the world, u.n. secretary ban ki moon as well, trying to come to an agreement. this occurs just when people were thinking a ceasefire could be in the cards. so if this is connected, this could potentially make a ceasefire negotiation more difficult, but also we're being told police are hunting for a suspect. currently, though, no arrests have been made and no one has claimed credit for the attack. >> chapman bell for us live in tel aviv. thanks so much. >>> we go now to the mayor of jerusalem. secretary of state hillary clinton spent time in jerusalem. mr. mayor, thank you for joining us. how confident are you that this c
like this throughout the city. this one is on civic drive. so the bottom line is if you're not prepared for the storm, you should be. the sign is up in downtown walnut crease ace hardware. it reads the storm is coming. but are people prepared? >> i talked to a guy this morning who butt a sump pump. he was fine with a sump pump. it wasn't because of the storm. but the people i've been talking to are not aware of it, which is amazing. so they're not watching the news. >> people who live in marin county are watching something. folks are filling up and taking home sandbags. down thoun business owners who were flooded out several years ago are ready for several days of wet and miserable weather. >> i'm going to suit up before i go home. so the water doesn't get in my suit. >> some people are worried water will get into their home. eliot and eliot roofing company out of oakland is working overtime. for them stormy weather means business. >> we haven't had business like this in a long time. people have been waiting around a few years. now people are calling to get the roofs tarped or service o
, thank you very much. johnny on the spot. from the peninsula to the east, a solidness of cities offering a free sandbag for different locations. contra costa county residents can pick them up at byron, antioch, and martinez. menlo park, two locations, one onn ana onnalmachlt, and the other at pope and don't forget that the sand is free, but don't forget a shovel to put it in the bag. >> these photos were sent from san jose. you can share your pictures or video on twitter or inthat gram. hughes #nbcbayarea. our storm watch coverage continues all morning and all day long. meteorologist christina loren is tracking the story. she'll be back with the complete forecast and any changes. >>> gillroy police on the lookout for the suspects they say opened fire on a home with a 4-month-old baby inside. this all happened near the corner of west tenth street and westview drive after midnight. police say they shot at an empty car and then fired inside the house. we're told eight people were inside that home, including, of course, that 4-month-old baby. at this hour, still unclear if anybody was hurt.
suggests the city create a senior zone along alum rock with more speed limit signs and more visible crosswalk lines. >>> an oakland man has been found dead after he apparently slipped and fell while searching for his pet. police say 59-year-old andrew mallian appears to have drowned in the old rock quarry which backs up to his condo. his roommate called 911 after he had been for over an hour searching for his missing cat. they found his body just before 1:00 this morning. they also spotted the cat wandering a hillside. neighbors say he was devoted to his pets and was regularly seen walking with them. >>> a ceasefire makes this night -- makes this a night of relative calm, ending eight days of fighting between israel and palestinian militants in gaza. just hours after a bomb exploded on an israeli bus in tel aviv, injuring dozens of people, secretary of state hillary clinton announced a ceasefire agreement between the palestinian militant group hamas and israel. israel will also consider easing border movement for palestinians. experts point out this is a ceasefire, not a peace deal.
? >> that's ridiculous. >> yeah, she filed a lawsuit against her ex. the city of chicago and united airlines and anybody she can find where the ex works. >> that's really terrible. >> it really is. i don't think she should be held accountable, but i guess legally she is. >> i've gotten my share of parking tickets throughout my life. >> hoda has a story here. >> when i was in college at virginia tech, i almost didn't graduate because i had so many parking tickets, but in my defense, i worked for the campus radio show, i had to cover breaking news. i was always busy. >> on campus. >> yeah, stuff happening. i'd leave the car and come back and shove it in the glove compartment. >> ultimately, you have to pay or they won't give you your diploma, which i learned. >> which you didn't learn. >> i repeat my behavior. i have a problem. when i got to new orleans, i did the same thing. i used to live in the french quarter. you'd take a padlock for your parking space and lock it behind you. it was like old-fashioned. i would get off work so late, i was scared. i didn't want to go in there 11:00 at night.
, if you come visit us here in new york city over the holidays, you'll likely see just one of two cities. manhattan is glittering and bustling, and the streets are packed, the stores are packed and the tree out back is up. drive toward the coast, to the places on the water that were ruined by the storm three weeks ago, and you'll find that life has largely stood still. the good news, most people are finding a way to help their neighbors. that includes the rockaways on the coast of the south of here where a group of men all local dads who call themselves the gray beards are making a difference. their story tonight from nbc's katy tur. >> reporter: across the bay from the brightly lit new york city skyline, a donated generator powers a meeting of the gray beards. >> just knocking on every single door is not impossible. >> reporter: over a can of bud, this home grown charity is plotting a rockaway comeback. >> we have to remind people, we're all in the same boat. >> the group of 180 firefighters, cops, executives and lawyers are the guys who make new york city work. keep things safe, and si
stripping down in the board chambers in city hall. the sheriffs escorted them out. >> nudity is a beautiful thing. the bodies we are born in that we live in and die in are beautiful. >> the ban is not yet in effect. the naked protests continued on the steps of city hall. george said the leaders are violating his rights. >> this is civil liberties and freedom of expression. we are showing body freedom. nude is not lewd. nude is natural. we're not harms anybody. >> some people took pictures. this woman couldn't believe her eyes. she is from israel where nudity lands you in jail. kimberly came to pick up a birth certificate and left in shock. >> i don't think it's appropriate. there should be a time and place for it. >> reporter: there can be nudity at permitted fairs and festivals. complaints are pouring in. >> i delayed two years hoping the issue would resolve itself. it did not and got more extreme. >> reporter: the nudity ban must survive another reading here at city hall and there is a court challenge. if it makes it through all those steps it goes into effect february 21st, 2013. >>> com
westbrook hit a fading jumper, there he goes, off the clippers, and oklahoma city beat los angeles 117-111. >>> in college basketball, fourth-ranked michigan made a second half comeback at the nit semifinals. the wolverines beat pittsburgh. to advance to the championship game. >>> and then, the moment you've all been waiting for. i know bill has. he's sitting here champing at the bit. >> trying to figure out how to spend time with my family, too, at the same time. >> oh, you'll be fine. they're all going to be watching, too. >> yeah, right. >> this is the thanksgiving triple-header we're talking about, starting with the houston texans at the detroit lions at 12:30 eastern. then there's the washington redskins at the dallas cowboys at 4:25 eastern, and then bill's game, the prime timeline-up between the new england patriots and the new york jets at 8:20 right here on nbc. >> i'll be watching and very tired tomorrow morning. >> absolutely. >>> a former model for "the price is right" just won the ultimate showcase. brandi cochran was awarded $8.5 million in a wrongful termination case aga
a tech company ceo. >>> this year's macy's thanksgiving day parade in new york city has some bay area flare. the radio city rockettes kicked off the parade. then, it was time for the balloons, which included crowd favorites like kermit. as well as new balloons including elf on a shelf. we saw singer charlie ray jepsen and rachel crow. and of course, there were the marching bands, including one from the bay area. >> from california, here's the saratoga marching band and color guard. students from every continent on the globe is represented in the band. they played the "2012 american overture." >> i watched it this morning. they were spectacular. the saratoga marching band and color guard was 1 of 11 bands nationwide chosen to participate in this parade. >>> still ahead at 11:00, strategy turned into a valuable lesson. friends of a young woman speak out. >>> and a massive pileup in texas. we'll tell you what sparked the crash involving more than 150 vehicles. >>> and it's a choice that has niners fans taking sides. smith or cap nick. >>> we are tracking a cold night tonight for black fr
america. we'll begin with a new orleans fire that torched an entire city block, leaving five families homeless. 100 firefighters battled the raging six-alarm inferno for over an hour before gaining control. in all the blaze destroyed five buildings and left several other structures severely damaged. >>> next to michigan where a police dash cam captured a roadside explosion. the couple inside that minivan escaped unarmed but they have some explaining to do. police believe the blaze has the markings of a meth lab fire. the vehicle is being checked for components used to cook methamphetamines. >>> motorists in oregon had to deal with a different kind of danger on one roadway. a driver was left dangling over an hour after crashing through a guardrail on an overpass. he hung upside down while firefighters secured his truck to a fire track. the driver was later arrested for dui. >>> a former cheerleader flipped out in a major way. this is enough to make you dizzy. over 20,000 people at the university of texas at el paso cheered as this u.s. army lieutenant performed 49 consecutive backhand
the way to crescent city, inland areas will get drenched. it looks like the rain is creeping towards san francisco as we speak. how much rain? we have the potential to end up with inches of rain along the northwest coastal areas, possibilities of three to six inches. that could cause some flooding concerns in the days ahead. as far as the forecast is going to go, eventually this system is going to sprawl out and affect all areas from the northwest to southern california. make sure everyone has their umbrella handy and maybe a little patience as you're driving through the rain. soaked roads the highest of elevations. not going to get a lot of beneficial snow at the ski resorts out of this one. lynn, as i mentioned, these trees get donated every year. if you want to donate one, it has to at least be 75 feet tall and about 35 feet wide. >> okay. >> those are your measurements to work with. >> i'm going to have to move out of the city for that one. thanks so much. >>> don't miss tonight's star-studded holiday special, the lighting of the christmas tree, "christmas in rockefeller center" host
. and this is a family that's truly stepping up to the plate. they're stepping up to the plate for the city of oakland. >> how are you guys doing? back again. >> reporter: brad morris is on a mission tonight. >> much love. >> reporter: his mission is to pick up as many turkeys as he can before thanksgiving day. >> my delivery truck. my mom, she cooks about five. i cooked about five so far. have one in the oven right, i have to check on. >> reporter: his mission involves the community. >> we all come together as a community and try to help, extend that hand to people who are in need. >> reporter: fred morris is the glue holding the mission together, to feed the hungry on thanksgiving in oakland. but he can't do it alone. it's a family affair. >> my family will cook a big meal every thanksgiving. you know, let's just do it for the neighborhood. >> reporter: five years ago, morris, his mother, god mother and aunt used their own money to feed about 200 people. this year, they expect to feed about 500. >> we can't stop now because it's an ongoing thing. every year, we have to do this for the people and for
to see in the new san jose police chief. it's the first of several throughout the city. >> san jose's new top cop will grapple with rising crime, shrinking budgets and declining moral. that's just the beginning. the last four police chiefs have all come from within the department. some say it's time to try a new approach. >> the problems need to be solved by an outsider who will take a fresh look at the way business is done in san jose. >> kenneth kelly, a former board member of san jose crime stoppers hopes the new police chief will commit to staying on the job at least five years. >> we need to hire a police chief who really understands diversity. who really gets the notion. this is an incredibly diverse town. they need to relate to people from a variety of cultural backgrounds. >>> others agree working closely with the community will be critical to the chief's success. >> we're looking for a leader to invest some time in san jose. invest in the community in san jose and finish what i believe chief moore started, which is a building process to bring police here to san jose. >> chris moo
town. you can do it every day, of course. something very important to new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who will join us to talk about it in our next half hour. >>> then an unusual punishment for a convicted killer in oklahoma. a teenager was sentenced to spend ten years in church after pleading guilty to manslaughter. the ruling has sparked a legal dispute and we'll hear from both sides in that case. >>> a bit later, we'll switch gears with a look at tonight's power ball jackpot drawing. there are 325 million reasons or so to buy a ticket. it is one of the biggest jackpots in history. did you buy one? will you buy one? >> i am going to play and then i am going to pray. >> i like that strategy. i like it. >> we'll see if it works this time. >>> we do want to begin with the death of actor larry hagman. msnbc's thomas roberts is here with a lot more on that. good morning. >> he truly was a one of a kind. larry hagman will forever be remembered for iconic role as j.r. ewing on the primetime drama "dallas." the character was a scheming business cheat, an unfaithful husband, and a
and if it's successful the program will expand to other big cities like boston, new york and chicago. >>> some incredible sports highlights are straight ahead, plus just 12 short years ago it was billed as the tallest and fastest wooden coaster, but now no more. we're going to tell you why. >>> weekend forecast is definitely talking about the big chill. all those details coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> well, good morning. some other stories making news across america now. hundreds of volunteers helped serve thousands of men, women, and children in need of a traditional thanksgiving dinner at the midnight mission in los angeles. it was a festive atmosphere for the diners, many of whom are homeless. legendary actor dick van dyke who helps out every year says serving at the mission makes his holiday. >>> meanwhile, in sacramento, nearly 28,000 runners and walkers took part in the 19th annual run to feed the hungry race. it raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for the sacramento food bank. >>> east and west coasters took to the streets thanksgiving morning in turkey trot
. now the clash is so much, much more. >> members of suggest the city create a senior zone, that they add more speed limit and slow down signs as they make the crossing lines a little more obvious. okay, now to the holiday travel rush. want to show you a live look at i-280 near the interstate 880 interchange in san jose. aaa says nearly 5 million drivers will make a journey of at least 50 miles this thanksgiving in california. right now the travel rush doesn't look too bad but let's show what you it looks like on 101 and palo al itto. nearly half of themre expected to hit the road today at some point. 80 and emeryville, that one is crowded. chp says it will be out in force this holiday to crack down on anyone who may be out having a little too much to drink and driving tipsy. >> as for our airport, surprisingly smooth. no major problems is the sfo or oakland. this is just the beginning of this holiday season. things can change quickly. when you fly, choose your airport wisely. here is nbc bay area's joe risotto jr. >> reporter: despite warnings traveling on the busiest trav
. >> just a few weeks ago, stockton was closed. the city cleaned up all the instruction equipment for the shopping season and everybody repaved the streets. >> some people took part in another holiday tradition: our very own christine loren gets the honors. >> o lirpic gold medallist was a feshl guest at downtown ice. it's the largest out door rink in the south bay. and probably one of the few places where you can skate under the palm trees. coming up, it's not just humans who are stepping up to donate blood anymore. >> bieber is sitting on the couch and saving dogs. >> dogs donating to heaven other dogs. see how it's done. >> plus, a yacht rescue on the san francisco bae. and the 49ers quarterback controversy rolls on. we don't know who's starting on sunday, but coming up in sporlts, the sign that chaked its coming. after a mild day, temperatures are real cold. mid to upper 40s in the nort bay. we'll track your weekend forecast. i'll have the if you will time line of that coming up in that 7-day forecast. >>> authorities are looking into the cause of a natural gas leak. the blast
mix and some scattered snow showers across montana into wyoming and also rapid city dealing with some frozen precipitation that is sleet and freezing rain. elsewhere the rest of the country, especially the southern half of the country and the east coast does look fine for all the travelers out there. erica, carl? >> we will have the rest of your forecast in just a moment. >>> first up, though, msnbc's thomas roberts for the morning's other top stories. thomas, good morning. >>> good morning to you. good morning, everybody. a deadly tragedy is under investigation in bangladesh. at least 112 people killed on saturday in a fire that raged through a factory that makes clothing for export to the united states. the building had no emergency exits, trapping many of the victims. rescuers think more bodies could be found today. >>> two maintenance workers were hurt when a flash fire broke out saturday at the state department headquarters in washington. the fire started on the 8th floor while crews were doing duct work. one worker has life threatening injuries. >>> on a different note today, ex
away the birds because the city municipal code forbids it. they are hoping to amend the code and allow biologists to use firearms. >> our major focus is to disperse the birds, using pyrotechnics. >> reporter: passengers say they like the birds. but not when it comes to compromising their safety. >> the flash bangs or whatever they do, that is the real key. if you have to shoot a couple of them down. i know people don't like to hear that. that's okay. maybe they get the message. >> reporter: now, the faa has mandated airports like san jose to do something about its bird situation. and tomorrow afternoon, the san jose city council would discuss this very issue. >> thank you, george. >>> so, who should lead the troubled city, once considered one of the safest among the country? san jose is looking for a new police chief. nbc has learned two of the names to replace chris moore. one is jerry dyer. the last four police chiefs have come from within the department. tonight, residents came out to a neighborhood meeting to let the department know what they would like to see in a chief. >> i thin
. >> if the landlords don't fix things, then often more meetings are scheduled with city council members, even police. so far the initiative has helped clean up five apartment complexes in this neighborhood. everything from cockroaches to rats to poor plumbing. they're working on six more complexes, including this one that has broken glass and graffiti. the process is slow, but neighbors say they welcome the effort. and it's not just apartment complexes. the initiative is also working with owners of single family homes to make sure they clean up their properties too. reporting live in san jose, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >>> still ahead here at 5:00, backtracking on a gaffe. what apple is doing following the failure of their map app. >>> also -- >> i don't like to give up. it's not -- i mean it's not something that is really in me to do. >> not giving up taken to the extreme. a bay area proud exclusive follows the length of one man's perseverance as he turns a loss into a life-long game. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. we're tracking the storm tonigh
whether there could be other victims in other cities. >>> getting something delivered soon? hope it stays on your front porch. this is the time of year that delivery thefts spike. case in point, this video. watch. the woman caught on camera stealing off a front porch. police released the tape of the woman taking the package hoping someone will recognize her. she also took a bag of canned foods that were supposed to be donations for charity. police say she arrived shortly after ups left. >>> well, they'll don't negotiate after a strike disrupted service at the port of oakland today. this comes at a time when containers are supposed to be moving holiday gifts. union members hit the picket lines before dawn today, including janitors, clerks, electricians who have been without a contract for 17 months. on the docks, workers seemed to support the strike. outside, truckers waited in huge lines with nothing to pick up or deliver. >> how do you feel about sitting and waiting? >> sad. not feeling good. i have to produce, you know, put the food on the table. we're sitting here for nothing. >> a spo
it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. >>> walmart workers are walking out. why they are fed up and what they hope will come out of the strike on such a big night coming up. >> black friday, black thursday, whatever you want to call it. the holiday season shopping season has begun. itake you behind the madness next. >> good morning. i'm meteorologist jeff ranieri, tracking cold temperatures right now for the early holiday shoppers and a warming holiday forecast. full details in just a minute. good evening and happy thanksgiving to you and your family. hundreds of walmart employees are not feeling thankful this holiday. they say they are overworked and underpaid, and that's led to a walkout, just as the doors are about to open to a mob of shoppers
is at a store in new york city where tickets are probably a hot commodity. andrea, good morning. >> reporter: yes, they are. this is a big deal. selling hundreds of tickets every hour. people started lining up at 5:00 a.m., and this jackpot, it just keeps growing. it's grown $175 million in just the last three days alone. >> ticket sales are expected to top a whopping $1 billion by tonight's drawing where a single winner could walk away with a cash prize worth $327 million before taxes. >> there you go. good luck. >> i would take my entire family on a cruise around the world. >> a sports car for me. >> aston martin. >> i'll pinch myself. >> reporter: and it's not just the lucky winners who win big. $1 of every $2 powerball ticket goes to the state covering lottery overhead and supporting programs like education. the federal government also hits the jackpot, taking a quarter of the winner's earnings in taxes and, yes, there's more. states and cities can take an additional 5% to 12%. a new york city winner would pay the highest taxes, but lucky winners in eight states may no state taxes on win
not a suicide attack. this will be a familiar scene for people in the city and around this country about a decade ago, this was a regular tactic used by palestinian militants. they haven't seen it in a while. the last bomb blast was in 2004. it's likely to at least complicate some of the discussions that have been going on trying to reach a cease-fire. we had thought they were near a cease-fire last night. it turns out that they were not. today hamas called this a heroic attack. matt? >> stephanie gosk in tel aviv. a man mow hadean is in gaza. good morning to you. >>. >> good morning, matt. what a difference 24 hours make. yesterday, the palestinian people in gaza woke up to the news that a truce could be signed by the end of the day. on wednesday morning, they woke up to the sound of more shelling, a higher death toll and the news that a cease-fire could be reached. it's not happening any time soon. >> there were talks of peace late into the night. but in gaza, it was anything but quiet. while factions traded fire, secretary of state hillary clinton arrived to the region to broker a tru
, bay area cities are getting ready to ring in the christmas season. you can come on downtown to san jose. that's where i will be tonight opening the ice skating rink at 5:30 tonight. olympic gold medalist kris kristi yamaguchi will be there. then our own meteorologist christina loren will be at san francisco's square lighting the tree. this is the 48th annual tree lighting there. that gets under way at 5:30 tonight. looking forward to it. >> oh, yes, indeed. >> we have to bundle up? >>> it will be chilly out there in san jose and san francisco. temperatures feeling like the 50s because of the winds we're expecting to pick up. you can meet our own marla tellez out there tonight in san jose. christmas in the park. we meet back here on cyber monday. the christmas tree will be all lit up. we are looking forward to that. as we head through the day, clear conditions prevail. it is beautiful out there. winds are picking up a touch. but not too much. we're not talking about really gusty winds. you don't have to tie down objects in your back yard. however, we are going to see the winds incre
not to buy fur or leather. >> reporter: the city even got into the holiday spirit by moving construction equipment on stockton street. it not only reopened the street for shoppers, it temporarily repaved it. but despite department stores at every turn, you didn't have to be a shopper to enjoy the show. >> we don't have this in france, the black friday. so it's kind of cool to see the american culture. >> and if the crowds and bags were any evidence, the american shopping culture was in fine form today. ♪ >> the crowds at one store chain, walmart employees staged protests today. some have walked out over poor conditions, some object to the new black thursday work schedule. others say they aren't safe in the stampedes with the sales. employees handed out flyers and carried out signs. local union members lent their support. >> wages, benefits, those are all the things that a walmart associate needs to feed their family. they can't do that on $8 an hour. >> a spokesman calls the strike an exaggerated publicity campaign aimed at generating headlines to mislead retailers, customers and emplo
. >> just a couple of weeks ago, stockton street was closed because of work on the central subway. the city cleaned up all the construction equipment in time for the shopping season. and even temporarily repaved the street. >>> also tonight, lots of activity in downtown san jose for christmas in the park. our own marla tayas is live with all the festivities. hi, marla. >> reporter: hi, janelle. good evening. happy holidays to you this. is the official grand opening for the hawaiian airlines kristi yamaguchi downtown ice where christmas in the park debuts tonight in its 33rd year. now the rink bears the name of the olympic gold medalist, kristi yamaguchi. and guess what? she is standing with me right here live. thanks for coming out. i know the crowd is happy to see you tonight there is a lot of people here tonight, all here to see you. >> well, it's a fun and special night. it celebrates a great time of year. and to have this here in san jose where families can come out and enjoy the holidays together, have skating rink as well as christmas in the park, you know, it's just a good feeling fo
in sydney, australia, this morning as construction workers were forced to flee the city's biggest crane as it caught fire towering above the university of technology there. a 65-foot crane arm came crashing down on to a nearby building. no one was seriously injured, and the crane's driver is being credited with swinging the arm away from the busy street below. that guy is a hero. it is 7:14 right now. backer of the savannah, matt, and al. scary moments there. >> no question. thanks very much. >> we're going to get some snow around here. >> that's right. >> what happened? >> well, a little laryngitis. >> oh, my goodness. a lot of laryngitis. >> okay. >> i don't think it's -- i don't think it's at all contagious. >> okay. do the weather. >> let's take you a look. >> that's good. go ahead. >> let's go to reading, pennsylvania, to show you what we've got. we've got a little light snow, wet snow falling. some of the roadways covered. that's about it. here's what we've got. a frontal system pushing its way and low pressure along it. rain to the south and colder air there's light snow developi
: and a the school district as well as the fire department and city of san jose plan to recognizing her for saving this child. we are live in san jose, nbc bay area news. >> well deserved. thank you, george. it was a horrific head on collision and tonight, three people from san jose are dead, that crash happened today on highway 1-52, vetters say a truck overturned and a driver of a volvo swerved to miss the wreck and instead, collided head on with a honda carrying three people from san jose, they were all killed in the crash. the driver of the volvo suffered injuries. >> a case of road rage on a cell phone camera, two men pointing a gun at a man. those two men have been arrested thanks to an alert officer. they were driving irradically on another street and a couple started to record them, and the men noticed they were being recorded and shot several times in the victim's car hitting the car but not injuring anyone inside. the couple quicked called 911. >> when oakland police officers were able to view the video footage that the victims had on their cell phone, one of the officers immediately rec
this, beloved new york city. >> going to go to radio city, such fun for the kids, you guys have ever not gone, they give you 3-d glasses, see like 10,000 santas coming at you, the kids go crazy, probably try to go friday matinee. >> awesome, awesome. >> we had fun with anderson cooper, had fun the few days ago, like everyone is just hearing about our party. >> just aired yesterday. >> that's right. >> anderson cooper did something he has never, ever done on national television before. he had a couple of sips of the sauce, okay? and he is one lightweight. we have never seen anything like it except for when i was in high school. >> we thought he was kidding. no. >> anyway, this is how he did -- how it went down. >> so to speak. >> i'm so excited, hoda and kathie lee are here, having a lot of fun. i am drunk. it is sad but true. i'm like, during the break, i'm like eating chicken, like chicken. >> don't drink that much, do we? >> yes. >> okay. there's a new -- one of my favorite networks is tlc. >> favorite what? >> networks, tlc. >> tlc. >> tlc. oh, my god. >> yes. >> should never have
are looking at our pick city, portland oregon, news channel 8, looking for fog and daytime sunshine. a lot of wet weather in that neck of the woods. for today, clouds and no big problems. wet weather down through the gulf coast, severe weather later this evening. snow showers back through the northern plains and . >>> 8:05 on a back to work cyber monday. we are looking good here in sunol where the fog is burning off. we have thick pockets out there. the thickest fog is located on the peninsula from san mateo to santa rosa. less than .25 of a mile visibility. that fog will clear. we will see a nice sunny finish. temperatures in the mid-60s. 67 in livermore. 66 degrees in san francisco. rain moves in on wednesday. >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> all right, al. thanks. coming up next, from fashion to travel, to the hottest technology, we'll let you in on the biggest bargains this cyber monday right after this. ♪ ♪ the truth about mascara is... it clumps. introducing a revolutionary new mascara. clump crusher...crusher. 200% more volume. zero clumps. new clump crusher from
. then, as far as your forecasting is concerned. look at this, columbus, 66, 76 at oklahoma city. but then that front moves through and temperatures take a big dip, dropping down into the 40s and 50s. that's your latest weather, your local forecast right after this. >>> good morning to you. i want to start with a live picture, beautiful, clear conditions over the greater bay area. this is sunol. we have no problems in terms of weather delays right now at any local airports and just getting to grandma's house, maybe you're traveling into the central valley, we're looking good. 68 in livermore, 66 in san jose. the next couple days temperatures staying nice and comfortable from everybody here at nbc bay area, happy thanksgiving. >>> and that's your latest weather. natalie, willie? >> looking good out there. we're going to have much more from the parade. the 86th annual macy's thanksgiving day parade, include some of the performers. we're just getting started. first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> coming up, martha stewart and giada de laurentiis whip up a thanksgiving feast. into their
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the green light to use real bullets. bird strikes can be dangerous to planes. the current city law allow only police and the military to fire guns at the airport so the city council will have to approve the change. san francisco and open airports have staffers already who use guns to clear the runway. >>> even though the economy is improving, the need is gritter than ever at one of the bay ear area's largest food banks. second harvest food bank feeds 250,000 people each month. this holiday season, the food bank is trying to raise $12.4 million or about half of its annual budget. >> second harvest with one dollar can provide two nutritious meals. every little bit helps to feed the community. we appreciate the generosity and hope that people come out and help us. >> there's also a need for food donations, not just cash from now until christmas day. you can buy a pre-packed bag of groceries for $10 at any safeway store to help to keep the food bank stocked. if it is time to give, second harvest can also use your help. last year volunteer help saved the organization $5.9 million in operating
for a truce in the middle east were shattered by the sounds of explosions in gaza city. that is a reversal from earlier today when we heard a deal was made between israel and hamas, the militant group that rules the gaza strip. but that deal is still being negotiated. secretary of state hillary clinton flew to jerusalem today to help broke they're truce. she met with benjamin netanyahu and also also meet with palestinian president mahmoud abbas. this situation is being watched closely by a lot of people here in the bay area. for more on that, let's bring in nbc bay area's jodi hernandez who joins us from emeryville. jodi? >> reporter: raj, there are a lot of folks here in the bay area who have friends and family members either in israel or in the gaza strip. they are very worried by what is happening there. now, we got a taste today of what folks in that area are going through. as you mentioned, it is a region that is still very much under fire tonight. we caught up with the residents of gaza via skype this afternoon. a woman who has been praying for a ceasefire. but judging by the shellin
and 70 in redwood city. beautiful conditions continue into the first part of the weekend. >> and that's your weather. >>> imagine a place that's so silent, you can hear your heartbeating and your lungs filling with air. it might sound like science fiction, but it is actually a place here on earth, recognized by the folks at guinness as the quietest place on earth. gary sanders took a trip inside. >> reporter: in the chaos of our world where there's seemingly no escape from noise, petty officer third class nick hair wanted complete silence. for the last nine months, he bunked feet below the deck of the uss abraham lincoln. >> it is loud and noisy. it is like living under a roller coaster. >> reporter: at orfield labs in minneapolis, in a chamber the guinness book of world records says is the quietest place on earth, where you can literally hear a pin drop, this sailor asked for an escape. >> okay. get settled in. world's quietest room. cool. >> reporter: i endured the chamber for just five minutes. there's like intense pressure, like in a car driving up a mountain. keep having to swall
to go for seven days to seven countries on a 777. do a concert in seven different cities. >> right. she invited a whole bunch of press people and that stuff on this private plane. >> and fans. >> it was going to be all fun. apparently because of according to some journalists because of her tardiness, the plane ends up sitting on the tarmac and she never granted anybody warrants. they were complaining she was shopping while they were sitting on the plane waiting. anyway, it bothered one australian deejay that he thought the prudent thing to do was strip naked and run down the aisle of the plane filled with journalists and fans. so he's streaking. >> at least something's happening. >> anyway, they seem happy. >> look -- whoa! yeah, baby. >> a lot is happening there. >> looks like he's holding on to his manhood while he's doing it. sometimes that can hurt, if you know what i mean. why god made jock straps, so you wouldn't have accidents like that. that is not a plane i would want to be on for seven days. >> does not look fun at all. >> they're tweeting people going, help us, save us! >> it
tonight. and our chief foreign correspondent, richard engel is in gaza city, let's begin with you, richard. >> reporter: good evening, kate, israeli drones are still in the sky here, but for the first time no air strikes. and hamas is considering this a major victory, which it earned in blood. moments after the truce announcement, they came with flags, and drums and lots of guns, cheering death to israel, with a few deaths to americans mixed in. after a war hamas believes was its return to the world stage. people are coming out of their homes to join this spontaneous celebration. gaza has paid a heavy price, but here, they are convinced that hamas forced israel to accept the cease-fire. >> reporter: that price, more than 160 dead, health officials say, including 42 children. over 1200 injured, and dozens of buildings destroyed, many of them just hours before the cease-fire. >> this was israel's biggest target by far, the massive government complex, where hamas distributed all social services to the gaza strip. >> reporter: as we filmed, a sense of what the people had to endure. and the isr
of the middle class and falling into poverty. there are more people living in the suburbs than in cities and we have been following three families as they confronted poverty. they face losing their homes and their future, yet never losing themselves. diane is the kind of do it all mom you often meet in the affluent suburbs of boulder, colorado. >> we're going to get some groceries. pasta, rice. cereal. a gallon of milk possibly and eggs. >> she's an ambitious human resource executive with a master's degree, a husband, three kids. and a comfortable home. so what is diane doing here? >> you're entitled to the government commodity today. can you use rice krispies? >> yeah. >> and a food pantry. >> i never thought we'd be in this predicament so many unknowns. >> they didn't see it coming. three years ago when they moved from michigan to the boulder suburbs. >> i felt that it was going to mecca. because the economy was apparently better over here and the jobs were plentiful. >> their new life began well indeed. john, an avid runner, found work as a business consultant with an athletic company. diane
was just getting started with her holiday shopping in new york city. >> not expecting to get a pair of boots but when you walk past these and they're only $30, how could you go wrong? >> reporter: just the attitude retailers are banking on that the crucial holiday shopping season off and running. >> i had to buy a suitcase to take home, because i've been shopping for about four days. don't tell anybody. >> reporter: the frenzy started on thanksgiving day when black friday early bird promotions turned into a feast for shoppers. those doorbuster deals on everything from flat screen tvs to must have toys, getting snapped up as consumers got swept up in the frenzy. sales are expected to grow a little over 4% this year with shoppers spending $586 billion. walmart released a statement calling it the best black friday ever. >> we had over 22 million customers in our store between 8:00 and midnight last night. >> reporter: macy's also saw record crowds. >> the line of incoming traffic never stopped, never ceased. >> reporter: as retail giants raked in the sales, small shop owners looked to
to us from kfor news 4 in oklahoma city where one granny's hot pursuit of a robbery suspect helped police get their man. margaret mcdonald shouted stop thieves when she spotted a group of men stealing a large tv from a home. well, the 42-year-old then gave the thieves a chase in her power chair. she kept up with one suspect until he hopped a fence, but police made the arrest because margaret was able to tell them which direction he ran in. she's got good eyes there. >>> well, i'm lynn berry and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day, today on your nbc station. >>> in nepal one hiker's trash is another's artwork. artists have been creating an exhibit using around 1.5 tons of trash that's collected from the slopes of mt. everest. that's a good idea. hikers are required to remove garbage that they produce in their treks up the mountain, but junk is often left behind. they create artworks with it. >> oh, i got it. >> it's made from tents, gas cans and other trash. the pieces are being sold to benefit preservation groups. >>> well, one race might just be the coolest on e
as walruses together. we went to radio city, by the way, riveted, riveted. >> it's always a great show. >> ella, being 2 -- >> it's a visual feast. always something to look at. no moment for them to get at all bored. they love their auntie hoda. when you don't have children and it's nothing but nonstop children, it's so joyful but exhausting, isn't it? >> i know it sounds trite, but for a short moment i understood what it's like to have two kids. for a minute. my mom's laughing, i know, but the point is, you realize to go take a shower takes time. they are there and you can't just go in the shower, even if you're dying for a shower. then when you're in, auntie hoda, are you coming out? i get it, a little. not a lot. >> and you want a dog? >> yes, i'm getting a dog soon. >> wait till you get that dog and how your life will change. >>> everyone's talking about on lifetime last night at 9:00 sharp, people were watching "liz and dick" about elizabeth taylor and richard burton. i turned it on. this was supposed to be lindsay lohan's comeback. looked a lot like liz taylor. >> i didn't see th
on the hood until other drivers persuaded her to stop. >>> south of crescent city, the search for a teen swept out to sea is now sadly over. crews calling off the search last night for the 16-year-old boy whose parents were killed after plunging into powerful surf trying to save the family dog from drowning. state parks officials say the boy was initially able to get out of the water safely, but went back in to search for his parents. the boy presumed dead at this point. when asked of the tragedy, the boy's girlfriend and sister watched this unfold from the shore. we can report the dog did manage to survive. >>> still ahead at 11:00, does where you live put you at higher risk for breast cancer? what a new study shows about breast cancer rates in bay area counties. >>> and somebody who probably should have known better makes a big mistake on facebook. we will take a look coming up. >>> and fear the beard. it may take on a new meaning next season. brian wilson may be on the move. we will explain coming up. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secre
as a custodian at a new york city school. for close to 20 years, the kids at ps-87 knew him as the star of their school. earl carroll was 75. >>> men who are close to their in-laws are less likely to get divorced. this may seem like a common sense rule of the road to a lot of men, now it's science. this came out as actual research. men who remain close and get along with their wives' parents have a 20% lower divorce rate. strangely enough it's the opposite for women. when they're close to their in-laws the divorce rate goes up. the researchers say again, this is researchers saying this, that because many women interpret closeness with the in-laws as meddling by the in-laws. >>> our friends at the onion recently named kim jung-un their sexiest man alive for the year 2012. today the story was proudly picked up by the people's daily in china. what they didn't know about the onion, what we all know about the onion, the onion was only kidding. >>> up next, yoko ono in her own words on the breakup of the beatles and those rumors because of her. >>> tonight we get to hear something for the fir
, the group runs three restaurants in new york and three in las vegas, a city that is home to the most profitable restaurants in america. >> we get to meet doctors, bankers, politicians, everyone in every walk of life and most of the time in a good mood. >> if they are losing at the black jack tables maybe that is when they are not in a good mood. >> that happens after everyone eats. >> who's most like their dad? >> this guy. >> why do you feel that that way? >> no. he's very stubborn. >> what do you think you learned from the business from your dad most. >> sincerity and dedication, and taking care of people who take care of us. >> sirio, you have served some of the most well-known, most famous worlds in the world. what does that identity mean for you now with this new restaurant? >> the people i have met are great. there are two or three that have been captivated by their style and power a. >> i'm impressed everyone went to the family business. no black sheep that wanted to go somewhere else. >> lawyer, doctor and architect. >> and you got three restaurant tours. at some point you wi
pensions and bhenefits are so rich now that cities are going bankrupt and college tuition is going up 25% and 30%. and police and firefighters are being cut. there's a lot that isn't fair right now. and a lot of where money is being spent isn't fair either. so we've got to deal with both sides of the equation. and, yes, we have to get to growth. i think we have four actually structural problems in the economy right now. never mind the recession and what else is going on around the world. small business creation is at a 40-year low. we have to solve immigration. we have an education system that isn't competitive. and we are not innovating at the rate we could and should. does government have a role to play? absolutely. but it's not in picking winners and losers. it's investing in fundamental foundational research. >> ken, i want to get you in on this in this way, which is how does speaker boehner's threat this week to bring health care into all of this affect it all? this is what he wrote in an op-ed on wednesday about putting health care on the table. they still want to repeal it. as was
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